Nicholas Ferrar

Standard Name: Ferrar, Nicholas


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Family and Intimate relationships Sylvia Plath
SP 's son, Nicholas Farrar Hughes , was born at home in Plath's and Hughes 's house, Court Green in Devon, and named after the seventeenth-century Nicholas Ferrar , whom Ted Hughes claimed as...
Literary responses Mary Ferrar
The community aroused mixed reactions in its own highly partisan and divided age. An anonymous pamphlet, The Arminian Nunnery, 1641,
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turned in a largely hostile report which calls Nicholas Ferrarthe mouth for all...
Literary Setting T. S. Eliot
The setting of the first three Quartets are specific places of special personal significance to Eliot. Burnt Norton in Gloucestershire has a country house which he visited with his early love Emily Hale ; East...
Author summary Mary Ferrar
MF , hardly a writer herself; was the matriarch of a seventeenth-century family which lived like a religious community, and which seems to have composed dialogues and short moral histories collaboratively, as well as letters...
Textual Production Mary Ferrar
The elderly widow Mary Ferrar , her sons Nicholas and John , and daughter and grandchildren, set up at the manor of Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire a semi-monastic family life which included collaborative authorship.
Textual Production Mary Ferrar
The Ferrar community composed the religious dialogue On the Retirement of Charles V, which (like the undated On the Austere Life) was probably written in Nicholas Ferrar 's absence.
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Textual Production Mary Ferrar
They became known as The Little Academy. They restored the chapel, and later composed dialogues (preserved in manuscript) on religious and moral topics, with debating parts for each member, as well as short moral...


After early March 1633: George Herbert's volume of devotional poems,...

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After early March 1633

George Herbert 's volume of devotionalpoems, The Temple, was posthumously published following his death on 1 March this year.


Sharland, Emily Cruwys, and Nicholas Ferrar. “Introduction”. The Story Books of Little Gidding, Seeley, 1899.
Ferrar, Nicholas, and Emily Cruwys Sharland. The Story Books of Little Gidding. Seeley, 1899.